Pharmaceutical Society of New Zealand
The Professional Voice of Pharmacy
Ko te reo karanga o te roopu Kaitiaki Rongoa

Pharmaceutical Society of New Zealand is a professional membership based association representing the pharmacy profession.

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Antibiotic Amnesty 2019

18 Nov 2019

This year for World Antibiotic Awareness Week an ‘Antibiotic Amnesty’ will be promoted in participating pharmacies from 18 November through until the end of the year, with the support of the Pharmaceutical Society of New Zealand and the Ministry of Health.

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Friday Newsroom Latest Edition

15 Nov 2019

Read the latest weekly news from Society. (PSNZ Login required)

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Insomnia & Sleep (Melatonin Reclassification) Course - On Demand

In this The Insomnia and Sleep (Melatonin Reclassification) Course, you will learn about sleep, differentiating between primary versus secondary insomnia, comorbidities of insomnia, management of sleep disorders including self-care, tools for diagnosing sleep disorders and when to refer. You will also be taken in detail through the sleep questionnaire tool and when to consider supplying melatonin versus providing other advice or referral.

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MAVIRET Quality Use of Medicines - On Demand

MAVIRET is a fully funded hepatitis C prescription medicine on the Pharmaceutical Schedule from 1st February 2019.

Pharmacists are required to complete the MAVIRET ® Quality Use of Medicines course to be enrolled in the AbbVie Care Pharmacy Programme to order and dispense MAVIRET.

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Urinary Tract Infections (Trimethoprim Accreditation) Course - Live Webinar

In 2012, trimethoprim was reclassified to enable pharmacists to supply trimethoprim to women in specified circumstances.

With the current consideration and concern regarding antimicrobial resistance in New Zealand and the place of trimethoprim being provided in primary and secondary care, this update will be presented live on 20 November 2019.

Enrol in this course to learn about the signs and symptoms of urinary tract infections (UTI’s), the current antimicrobial resistance situation and recommended first line treatment, how to identify when the supply of trimethoprim is appropriate and situations requiring referral to other health professionals.

This update will also be a useful update for current accredited pharmacists who are supplying trimethoprim in the community.

Please note: numbers are strictly limited to the first 100 registrations.

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